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Sanchez: Eagles told me Tebow was a camp arm

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Sometimes it feels like Mark Sanchez is stuck in a perpetual quarterbacking nightmare.

When he finally made his escape down I-95 to Philadelphia, only to be reunited with Tim Tebow once again, all we could do was lend a shoulder to cry on.

Sanchez, though, isn't exactly taking this reunion lying down. On Friday night, he told reporters that the former Heisman Trophy winner was just a camp arm.

"He's obviously a great guy, he works hard," Sanchez said, via CSN Philadelphia. "And we needed another guy to throw while Sam's (Bradford) still recovering. So that's the reason (for the signing), at least as explained to me. We're excited about the upcoming year and I think we have a great group."

At first glance, the explanation Sanchez received seems reasonable enough, but let's actually put a few puzzle pieces together.

If Chip Kelly needed someone specifically to throw to wide receivers, why would he have chosen arguably the least accurate quarterback available on the open market, even after working him out privately?

If Kelly only needed a camp arm, why would he happen to bring in the one player who could capitalize on possible rule changes to the two-point conversion better than anyone else?

Again, the explanation Sanchez got could be perfectly reasonable. But after going through this process once before, he has to know that there's always a variable when it comes to Tebow.

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